Grange Resort Hervey Bay
Travel Blogs from Hervey Bay
Travel on Friday was "okay."
By "okay," the connecting flight from Sydney to Brisbane was a challenge. For the first time flying, the cabin pressure was a bit too much. My right ear became clogged and as we approached the runway, the pressure seemed to intensify.
It wasn't until the next morning that my right ear felt normal.
After we landed, we headed to the Hertz counter to pick up our car. While the price per day was $25, we were ...
... and of the island! You can't swim in the ocean to the east of the island unfortunately because of the strong currents, but also because there's a lot of sharks in the water like bull sharks and tiger sharks, and there's been a few sightings of great whites, so its not really a good idea to go in! You can see the rip currents from up in the air in the plane, but unfortunately no shark sightings which was sad! After that we headed to Eli Creek which was fun cause you ...
... it flowing through the creek. It looks like liquid glass gliding over the sandy river floor. This was a sign to come that this island was to have some very special places. Dan took over the driving for the next leg of the trip. She didn't have an easy section but she bossed it like a champ. She had this disaster hill where some stoner campers had taken their people carrier on the island. It was clearly not appropriate for the off-road action so when we locked heads on a one way section ...
... therefore is only made from rain water. It is 9m deep yet so crystal clear you can see to the bottom. Voted in the top 10 beaches in the world 3 times in the last few years clearly it is spectacular (whoever gets to visit these places before voting has the best job in the world). 30 mins of swimming here brings the adventure to a close sadly as we headed back across to the main land on the ferry once more. A great day, some amazing viewing and beautiful places ...
... stay at the hotel and called on the day after we left her to check she was ok. The same guy answered my questions with one word answers and it seemed like he couldn't wait to get me off of the phone. When we picked her up she was in a cage with another dog who was attacking her as we tried to let her out. I called him a few choice words and slammed his head in the door. We also later found out that he hadn't checked ...
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- Swimming pool
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking